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Weekly police report - May 24 edition
Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Perham falls in Section 8AA playoffs
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Helen M. Smith
James Robert Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Summer beauty bloomin' around Perham, thanks to volunteers and donations
'Why did he do such a crazy thing?': Perham man who nearly died in Vietnam learns firsthand about sacrifice
Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
Editorial: Remember this on Memorial Day: Life is a gift
Ask A Trooper: Questions about teen drivers
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
January 24, 2013
The StormTRACKER Weather Forecast
January 24, 2013 - 11:36am
January 11, 2013
Friday weather cancellations
Perham-Dent public schools and area private schools, along with New York Mills schools, have been canceled today, Friday, Jan.
January 11, 2013 - 5:54am
January 10, 2013
Storm could create difficult driving conditions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises drivers to be extremely careful on the roads as a mix of winter weather is on its way. Motorists in west central Minnesota, including the Detroit Lakes area, should prepare for the possibility of difficult driving conditions tonight...
January 10, 2013 - 3:25pm
Freezing rain, snow, near-blizzard conditions possible as major winter storm heads into Red River Valley
The first major winter storm of 2013 could drop 6 to 10 inches of snow by the weekend in the Devils Lake Basin and the northern Red River Valley,...
January 10, 2013 - 11:19am
December 15, 2012
Minnesota State Patrol warns of icy roads
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol is warning this morning of extremely icy roads across the region. Several vehicles near the Breckenridge area and on Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria have slid off the road, requiring tow assistance, according to Sgt. Jesse...
December 15, 2012 - 11:25am
December 7, 2012
Winter weather expected this weekend; be safe on the roads
A series of systems are expected to bring snow and strong winds into parts of Minnesota, and the state Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be aware of road conditions before traveling. Updated road conditions are always available online at www.511mn.org or by calling...
December 7, 2012 - 3:12pm
September 11, 2012
Weather service says conditions 'critical' for fires this afternoon
FARGO - Gusty winds and low humidity will produce "critical" fire weather conditions this afternoon across eastern North Dakota and a portion of northwest Minnesota this afternoon, the National Weather Service said. A red flag warning is in effect from noon to 7 p.m.
September 11, 2012 - 9:05am
August 31, 2012
Astro Bob column: Modern definition of 'blue moon' a case of misinterpretation
Tonight is the blue moon -- which isn't blue, of course, unless you happen to be near a volcano. It was actually a mistake by an amateur astronomer...
August 31, 2012 - 9:56am
July 25, 2012
Severe weather moving through the area overnight
.A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WADENA COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...AND HUBBARD COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...AND...
July 25, 2012 - 1:45am
July 3, 2012
Thunderstorms, possibility of hail tonight, Wednesday morning
GRAND FORKS - The National Weather Service here has issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of the Red River Valley as scattered thunderstorms and heat advisories roll into the area tonight and through the week. Thunderstorms are possible tonight after midnight for several eastern...
July 3, 2012 - 11:59pm
Windstorm in Itasca County claims a life
A line of severe storms that ran through northern Minnesota on Monday evening claimed one life, has left thousands of people without electricity, and has the Grand Rapids Police Department recommending only limited travel in the residential areas of the city. Lake Country Power Company...
July 3, 2012 - 1:15pm
June 20, 2012
Storms wreak havoc on Minnesota, but Perham area escapes the worst
The Perham area seems to have missed the worst of some bad storms that have moved through the region over the last few days. Thunder, lightening...
June 20, 2012 - 1:43pm
Hail breaks car windows just west of Detroit Lakes
Hail stones the size of golf balls and small baseballs smashed car windows west of Detroit Lakes this [Tuesday] afternoon. A half-dozen cars...
June 20, 2012 - 9:27am
May 27, 2012
Flood warning has passed; more storms to come
A flood warning expired at 1 p.m. today for northern Otter Tail County, northern Wilkin, southwestern Becker, southeastern Clay and southern Wadena counties. According to the National Weather Service, rainfall in excess of 4 inches had fallen from east of Perham to Wadena.
May 27, 2012 - 11:40am
February 29, 2012
Central Plains thunderstorms hijack moisture from Northern Plains blizzard
The blizzard that wasn't left Hubbard County wind, but little snow. "You're not alone," laughed National Weather Service meteorologist Al Voelker. "From...
February 29, 2012 - 6:33am